Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 15, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

March 15, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Chance of snow tonight, lows 25 to 30. High Saturday 35 to 40. rn '4&Wt CITY FINAL IO CENTS VOLUME 92 - NUMBER 04 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1974UNK HIJACK PLOT ASSOCIATED PRESS, I TI. NEW YORK TIMES MBARGO Pastore in J*e9e"ts olt?y New Iowa U. Retort tO Faculty Dean Nixon Plan Sena- CEDAR FALLS — May Brod-I beck, a teacher and scholar in | the philosophy of science, Friday was named dean of the I faculties and vice-president for WASHINGTON (AP) tor John 0. Pastore (D-R.I.) I academie affairs at the Univer-&aid Friday that the mosl sity of Iowa in Iowa City. serious defect in President Nixon’s campaign reform proposals was his opposition to public financing. She Is currently dean of the University of Minnesota gradu-! ate school and is a graduate of the University of Iowa where Public funds for the public she earned master of arts and campaigns ,of public officials make good sense if we want to end political payola,” Pastore said. doctor of philosophy degrees in 1945 and 1947 respectively. Her salary will be $40,000 a year. Caner Professor He called the Watergate scan-, The state board of regents, dal ‘‘conclusive proof that the meeting here, approved her ap-present system of private fi- pointment Friday. She also will nancing breech corruption.” I ^ Carver professor of philoso- Pastore spoke on all major radio networks as the spokes-! man for the D e rn o c r a t i c ( congress in reply to the propos-i als Nixon advanced a week ago in his message to congress and on a nationwide broadcast. ‘‘Let us not be misled by those who claim public financing is taxation without representation and a raid on the federal treasury,” Pastore said. ‘‘Taxation without representation is precisely what you have when you have corruption.” “How Many ?” He took exception to Nixon’s recommendation that individuals be permitted to contribute phy at the U. of Iowa. Dr. Brodbeck’s appoint-ment marks the end of a search which extended through most of the 1973-74 academic year to fill the office vacated by Ray L. Heffner, who resigned as provost last summer to return to teaching in the U. of I. department of English. In recommending Dr. Brod-beck's appointment, Iowa U. President Willard Boyd said: “We count ourselves most fortunate to be able to attract such a distinguished scholar and academic administrator to Iowa. “She brings an international reputation in an important area of study, and to this Reach San Francisco Agreement 5 Say Aim To Prevent Ban-Lifting SAN FRANCISCO IAP) -Buses, streetcars and cable cars; were expected to carry commuters home once again Friday! following tentative agreement to | end a paralyzing nine-day strike BEIRUT, lebanon (AP) -by city employes.    |    Five    Arabs    told    Lebanese    invcs- “I m happy to announce a set-. t i g a t o r s Friday that they I Bement,” Mayor Joseph Alioto planned to hijack a Dutch said early Friday. The mayor, jumbo jet to prevent Arab who has been acting as mediator, said terms would not be released until after the 10,000-; member union had a chance to approve the pact Friday afternoon. Until then, Alioto said, strikers would remain on their picket lines at Municipal Railway facilities, city offices, two hospitals and the Bay Area Rapid Transit system. Limited picketing also was reported on the waterfront, but it was not expected to halt all work by longshoremen. \\ up to $15,000 to the campaigns j reputation she has recently of presidential candidates.    added through her work as dean “How many Americans are 0f a maj0r graduate school, capable of making a contribu* At thp u< of Iowa Dr Brod_ Chicago Mayor Richard Daley Greefs President Nixon at O'Hare Airport Pawing of Files Would Hurt Presidency' —Nixon UP! Telephoto As he has before, he said made a that to open all White House! when they rejected that.’ CHICAGO (AP) — President na the additional documents.; proposals had been made be Nixon said Friday that he is restricting access to White House documents not because he has anything to hide, but because permitting house tion of $15,000?” Pastore asked-[beck will function as chief* edu-! P e a c h m e n 1 investigators to, delay "the impeachment inquiry j Executive. “Surely any such contribution is cational 0fficer for the institu-1 “just come in and paw through’’ j for months or even years. suspect of some persona ves e tjon concprnecj wj{h aj| aca-1 the files would irreparably wea Even more important, interest.    1 -    -    1 He noted Reports Nixon Tax Data To Be "Shocker" $20 Million a Day Some 350,000 commuters have driven autos, pooled rides or hitchhiked to work since the ; buses, streetcars and cable cars I were shut down. ! There were estimates the strike was costing the city $20 million a day. Alioto said the union negotiating team voted unanimously to accept the contract. The union already had pulled pickets away from the transbay bus terminal where AC Transit delivers some 18,000 daily com states from lifting the oil embargo against the U.S. and Holland, police reported. The five said they intended to hijack the ELM Boeing 747 shortly after takeoff from Beirut Thursday night, fly to Lahore. Pakistan, and announce their demands, a police spokesman said. Then they would fly to the Persian Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi to wait for further instructions from their leaders, they were quoted. The five, three Palestinians, a I>ebanese and a Libyan, were arrested at Beirut airport moments before boarding the plane. They carried South Yemeni, Libyan and Jordanian passports. Porter Nabbed But Nixon said it should first j fore.    BOSTON    <    AP)    —    A    member    muters    ^r0m    Oakland.    The    bus examine what it already has. | thlnk the /ounding fathers,of the congressional committeeI 'lW“ ° very good. decision examining President Nixon's in- u . yr'l!!"*" N,Mn come tax returns says its forth-files would pave the way for a;said, since “they felt there was    J *m‘‘ fishing expedition that could (a need for stability in the Chief l 0nim^ report “will be a shocker,” the Boston Globe said that the senate ^em‘c Pr°Prams an(J aca(lern‘r ! ken the presidency. he said, such a search of records passed a bill last year limiting rsnnnel‘ individual contributions to Responsibilities Listed $3,000. It also put a ceiling on Ber responsibilities will incampaign expenditures.    cjud(, approval of all faculty However, the house has taken and academic administrative ap-no action on the bill.    (pointments and promotions, fac- T R Cited    ultv welfare, college and de- Pastore. who devoted most of P*"*1 bud«e,s' his address to public financing.i A* a.Ca™r Professor, she said the idea was "first pro-)""! join five other faculty posed in America by one of the members-*,us!av Bergmann. nation's greatest Republican Philosophy: George Forell. reli-Presidents - Theodore Boose-1«l°n: Hunter Rouse, hydraulics: velt.” "He called for public financ- Afa Vestal, law inc nearly 70 years ago in re- » supported by a grant made spouse to the notorious corrup- by Roy and lucille Carver of lion in campaign financing that Muscatine to recognize distill-, prevailed in American polities Slushed teaching and scholarship K    and at the university. He repeated to'the Executives    erode    presidential    conf!- .    ...    jdentiality to the point that no C lub of Chicago the portion, advjser or visitor could be sure “I believe the American sys- Friday, tem is a good one, at this time Rep. James A Burke <D-particularly, it is essential that MasS-) said he supported the contention of Rep. Wilbur Mills (D-Ark.), that “the report that Presidents be elected for four years. “I do not think a vote of con- outlined by his lawyers in the | his conversation would be held fidence coming up with the pea Wl11 come out W,H ln man>’ wa>s Watergate case.    in confidence.    pie or the congress’’ should be be worse for the White House He said he will give no addi- Nixon said that if a President able to pull a President out. than the Watergate case,” ac- “One year of Watergate is iiuujt:, nju.cxui.vo. enougU >• James Van Allen, physios, and tional tapes or documents to the cou^ no* maintain confidential- Nixon said, house judiciary committee until *t.v for his advisers, “he would    Nixon said critics of adminis it defines what it considers to he surrounded by a bunch of be an impeachable offense. eunuchs. To applause, he repeated his ■Asked if he believes a vote State of the Union declaration:'0^ confluence provision would be a helpful addition to American law, he recalled that such tration energy policy should demand instead action by congress. cording to a story from the $9.5-Million Package Word of an impending settlement circulated after reported agreement on a $9.5-mi!lion pay package — up $4 million from the city’s original offer. The union first demanded a $16-million annual pay boost. A strike by city school-teachers continued, keeping most of the system’s schoolchildren away from class. A lebanese catering porter for KLM also was arrested while trying to smuggle explosives onto the aircraft for the hijackers, police said. “They insisted during their interrogation that they did not plan to blow up the plane,” the spokesman said. The five said they belonged to the Popular Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, one of the five major guerilla groups. The police spokesman reported they said they began training for the hijack 15 days ago. They were provided with forged passports and first-class tickets and given $800 to $1,600 each out of which they bribed the porter to smuggle their explosive aboard. Food Containers newspaper bureau. . ,    *    ,    j Their “full confessions” were A major obstacle to an agree- mad(1 a, an jnterrogaUon that men! in the cit> employs | lastexi inio the early hours of the strike was removed Wednesday Washington when stationary engineers at four of the city's sewage treat morning Police said the porter, Hassan AI i Youssef, was arrested Mills said last week that the mnnt nlants returned to work in m,    l,    ,    . , , , report from the joint commit^    "“AL Thursday night as he tried to whose work, ‘The resignation of this President on charges of which he is not guilty .. . would forever change our form of government.” Nixon said. “I will not be a party to the at the turn of the century the scandal of    that    time    was    Donald    Bryant is a Carver    destruction of the presidency    of child’s play compared to    the    professor    emeritus, having re-    the United States.” scandals in the    1972    elections.”    tired last    spring from the de-    Nixon said that, if    he were Pastore said.    partment    of speech and dramat-    resign, any future    President    ecutive Victor Samuelson. 36, remained a mystery Friday despite payment four days ago of No Word of American Although Ransom Paid a negotiated agreement. The en-1.- #hna(j a,ith mn twiners He said it is easy to resort to on internal revenue taxation, g,neers belong to a non-striking aDoara when made public, will providejunion but had honored picket more pressure for Nixon's resig- jjnes nation than the Watergate scan-      j dai. (Continued: Page 3. Col. 3.) closed it BUENOS AIRES (AP) - The government ^ whereabouts of American oil ex- nitely for attempting to distrib-: (‘heap about this, 0    Ute subversive material.” No reported. The White House called Mills’ statement “a cheap shot.” Burke. No. 3 man on Mills’ ways and means committee, said. “That report will be a indefi-;shocker and there’ll be nothing the Globe Marion Liquor Store To Close containing two pistols, two grenades and 22 pounds of plastic explosive. A police source said Youssef tried to bribe a policeman when the contents were discovered The five others were picked The senator said congress had    ic art    “could be forced out of office by already provided for public fi- Dean Brodbeek    has taught    at    sjmpjy leveling some charges” nancing of presidential cam-j the I niversify of Minnesota ,n news media, and having paigns bv parsing legislation    since 194<    and has    been dean    of    them investigated in congress. under which taxpayers can    graduate    studies    there since    Furthermore, he said, if Pr«- ehect off $1 of their income fax 19,2 She has been • £*"*>    mak(.    ,hpir    dpclsions on for this purpose.    research scholar in Italy, a vis- He urged taxpayers to makejiting professor at the Universi-use of the dollar checkoff. “It ty of Maryland, and a visiting    .    . will not add to your tax nor will lecturer at Cambridge universi- action was taken other two papers. Guerillas seized against the the basis of public opinion polls, the office will be weakened and it take away from any refund to ty in England. She is the author i*nwn a personal standpoint,    re)easod which you are entitled.” he em- or co-author of about 40 article* be said, resignation is an easy j f]<wn abroad phasized    and several books.    c-ofwut ^nd om» that might sat (>fficia,s of    Esso Samuelson a record $14 2 million ransom to! Dec. fi while he was eating Marxist guerillas for his re- lunch at the refinery he headed lease. It was not known if the People’s Revolutionary Army was still holding the refinery manag-l cr from Cleveland or if he had L:dna[H'd '.T". ‘'“"'J KosM.d' at Campana. 60 miles north of Buenos Aires. * * * In northern Italy police found up in the airport departure lounge where they were waiting ORS MOINES — The state to board the plane with 15 other ’ liquor store at Marion will be passengers from Beirut and IOO 'closed March 26 for a period of I from Europe. Burke declined to co into soc- ab°Ut i0U* ™nthsfuntl1 3 J*?    On Schedule Burke declined to go into pe sjore can ^ built. Director Rol- cifics about the report, but said;,and Ga„aghpr of the ,owa U.j The plane*, Flight 863 from it would be made public to qUor and beer control commis- Amsterdam to Beirut. New about three weeks, the newspa-|sion said Fndav    Delhi, Bangkok and Tokyo, am per said. Texan Jacobsen Pleads Innocent and secretly Montelera tied to a bed in the WASHINGTON (AP Goes Fishing, Hooks Body of Missing Son From resignation is an easy copout” and one that might satisfy some Republicans who would rather not cope with Wa-j    \    ™    J7    I    and    Rossi    family,    was    kidnaped: money tergate problems.    s    •    ‘    ,    .    p    n',jfour months ago near Turin. He Jake Jacobsen, 54, of Austin NotiiiK that ho has turned    Ton    £    ™    reported    ii    good    shape. I over lo the committee all mate- >">"»*«« statement when Sa- --- ^ muelson was released. They im Argentina, employer and a I cellar oi a farmhouse and ar-(Texas lawyer pled innocent Fri rested two persons at the farm. day of lying to a Watergate Rossi, 27, an heir to the Martini grand jury about dairy industry was indicted on Feb 24 Gallagher said    the lease on    tinued on its way on schedule the present store    site    expires    after a thorough search. April I and the    new*    owners Airport sources said the    police want to increase    the    monthly    were tipped four days    that rent $890 - to $1,250 from $440,the plane might be hijacked. Otto extend it temporarily until fio'rs had all the suspects ex * new building is ready.    ^’P1    ^ oussef under surveillance even before they reached I hr the new building is ready Gallagher said the commission offered to pay $900 a month but was turned down so it began a search for another (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8.) airport, the sources said KLM also had been alerted, and one informant said the plane “was watched very carefully all the way here.” 'plied the announcement would j rial provided the Watergate grand    jury. Nixon said the I-    ,    _    ...    ,, , , house    panel now wants 42 morel001™' from    Exxon s * ow    or MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — Ste-|said, ‘Oh my God! What have I tapes, additional documents and ^’^T^Ueis. phen Malenda went    fishing    ingot.    Timmy?’    I    pulled    him    up    an index of White House files.    No Word    from Wife Thursday,    as    and    saw*    his    face.    There    was Volunteers Aid Hunt for Heidi, 4 Mentor lagoons Thursday, as and saw’ he had for the past several days blood on it. on the urging of family members I *'j started hollering and to get his mind off his son, I screaming. I left the rod there Timothy, 6. who disappeared and went to get help ” Jan. 25.    Police    were    called    to    remove “I’ve been casting there f°r | the body from the water. An au-two or three weeks, Malenda ^pgy was scheduled, said. “I never hooked anything— maybe some tree stumps.” Thursday his liook found Timothy’s body in the water Some members of the com-1 mittee advocate that it subpoe- Today s Index Malenda’s home is about 200 yards from the lagoons. Hundreds of volunteers, police and firemen searched the ,    a    ,    ,    .    .    I swampy area for .several days ‘When I first hooked on r after Timothy disappeared, and fI.n'I    I    Mu    nnrlu    Ii    -    .    *■ a feeling,” said Malenda. “I divers searched the water. The boy’s cousin, James Vin-jcent. 31, said Malenda went fishing “because I told him he Sign at an organic farm: ought to be doing the things he “We till it like it is.” <<*>vneh» usually does to take his mind off the hov.” lo if <11/Vs Chuckle farm: muse Comics 22 Crossword ...... 22 Daily Record ....... 3 Deaths ....... 3 Editorial Features .. . 6 Farm ..... ...... 21 Finaneial ... 23 Marion 24 Movies KLIS Society 10.11 Sports 17-20 State 8.9 Television 12 Want Ads 25-29 Police sources said they had no information he had been freed. There was also no information from Mrs. Samuelson who was sent to the United States iii mid January with their three children Along with the ransom, Exxon agreed to the guerillas’ demand for an advertisement in 42 provincial newspapers saying the ransom returned “super earn-: ings obtained in Argentina; through exploitation of workers.” Only three newspapers print ed the advertisement, however,] fearing government retaliation for disseminating rebel propaganda The leftist El Mundo printed the ad twice, and the SEATTLE (AP) - Few know little Heidi, but seldom a day goes by that hundreds of shoppers, working people and schoolchildren don’t watch for her face in the crowd. The 4 year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Peterson has been missing since Feb, 21 and police say they are sure she was abducted. “I used to tell her. every night when I tucked her in, ‘Remember, Heidi, whatever happens. Mommy and Daddy always love you,’ ” said the mother. The concern is not the Petersons' alone. Thousands of volunteer housewives, students, Boy Scouts, merchants and laborers have mobilized in the search. An initial massive search turned up no sign of her. Undaunted, hundreds of house- (Photo on page IO) wives began covering the city with posters bearing her picture and description. Nearly 50.000 leaflets have been distributed and the rearch is spreading to other cities of the Northwest and the nation. “There’s probably been more response on this case than any other I’ve been on in 16 years,” said Detective Bill Buaghman. In schools, children take a lesson to be careful of strangers and offer a prayer for Heidi. Police, merchants and shoppers spent an afternoon downtown hunting without results after a man said he thought he had seen her with a woman. At the Peterson home the waiting i- hard. Peterson is a carpenter. His wife is 36 and wonders if it isn’t harder because she became a mother relatively late. They tell themselves their daughter is safe. Peterson says bluntly, “T here are hopes but the alternative is certainly very grim ” Heidi was apparently taken a couple of weeks after the kidnaping of Patricia Hearst, and Mrs. Peterson compared her situation to that of the Hearst family. “At least they know she’s being held. We dont. They have a terrible fear to live with but we don’t even have that, lf I knew someone had her.. Mrs. Peterson last saw her daughter the afternoon of Feb 21 as Heidi and her brother, Carl, 2, played in front of the modest home Mrs. Peterson left for a short trip to the grocery. Within 15 minutes lier husband stepped outside the house to check on his children and found Carl on his tricycle, alone and with a long face “Heidi go,” said the boy. ;

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